Culture / Living
January 21, 2016 | General News
Law school creates elite fellowship with Goddard Foundation gift
The University of Georgia School of Law has established an elite fellowship program as a result of a $2 million founding gift from The John N. Goddard Foundation. Initially, the program will offer three law school students annually the opportunity to receive an educational experience including domestic and international externships and guided research experiences, opportunities to meet some of the country's top legal leaders and a full tuition scholarship.
January 20, 2016 | General News
UGA launches Georgia Certified Economic Developer program
The University of Georgia is launching a certification program for Georgia economic developers, the first of its kind in the state, UGA President Jere W. Morehead announced during his 2016 State of the University address this afternoon. The Georgia Certified Economic Developer program will provide training tailored to meet the unique needs of communities throughout the state.
January 20, 2016 | Events on Campus
UGA to host regional summit on women in agriculture Feb. 8
The University of Georgia will host delegates from 13 states during a summit that will shape national policies and programs related to gender equity and leadership development in agriculture.
January 19, 2016 | Honors & Awards
Annie Jorgensen crowned Miss University of Georgia 2016
Annie Jorgensen, a second-year journalism student from Mequon, Wisconsin, was crowned Miss University of Georgia 2016 at the annual scholarship pageant held Jan. 16 in the UGA Fine Arts Auditorium.
January 19, 2016 | General News
Timothy Burg named director of UGA’s Office of STEM Education
The University of Georgia has appointed Timothy Burg, an engineer whose work bridges academia and industry, to direct its Office of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education.
January 15, 2016 | Events on Campus
UGA announces Signature Lectures for spring 2016
Trailblazing scientists, heralded historians and influential leaders in higher education, business and law are set to visit the University of Georgia this spring as part of the Signature Lecture series.
January 12, 2016 | General News
Forestry program at UGA’s Warnell School reaccredited for 10 years
The University of Georgia's Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources has once again received full accreditation from the Society of American Foresters, marking nearly 90 years of continuous accreditation for its Bachelor of Science in Forest Resources degree.
January 12, 2016 | Events on Campus
Georgia Museum of Art adds paintings to collection
In 2015, the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia added 320 objects to its permanent collection through gift or purchase. Of note, these objects include a 17th-century portrait by Sir Anthony van Dyck and his studio and an American Impressionist painting by Frederick Carl Frieseke. Both paintings will be on view in the museum's permanent collection galleries starting Jan. 13.
January 12, 2016 | General News
UGA’s online programs ranked among the best in nation
The University of Georgia has some of the best online degree programs in the nation, according to the 2016 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs Rankings. UGA is ranked No. 3 among all universities for best online graduate programs in education and No. 5 for best online bachelor's programs overall.
January 11, 2016 | Honors & Awards
Honors student Torre Lavelle named to inaugural class of Schwarzman Scholars
University of Georgia Honors student Torre Lavelle is one of 111 students from around the world to be named to the inaugural class of Schwarzman Scholars, a highly selective and fully funded one-year master's program at Tsinghua University in Beijing.
January 8, 2016 | Events on Campus
Georgia Museum of Art gives visitors an opportunity to touch
Have you ever wondered just what goes on behind the scenes at an art museum or why visitors aren't allowed to touch works of art? The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will reveal some of its secrets through hands-on displays in the exhibition "Tools of the Trade," which runs from Jan. 30 to March 16.
January 7, 2016 | Research News
UGA nutrition expert applauds latest federal dietary guidelines
While early reaction to the new dietary guidelines released by the federal government on Thursday focused on new warnings about added sugar, sodium and meat, a University of Georgia expert noted the report is largely consistent with previous versions.
January 7, 2016 | Events on Campus
Georgia Museum of Art to show Cherokee basketry
For hundreds of years, the Cherokee people wove beautiful baskets that were both functional and decorative. When they encountered European settlers in the 17th century, the newcomers remarked on the quality of these woven objects and carried some back across the Atlantic Ocean. In celebration of this craft tradition, the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will present the exhibition "Cherokee Basketry: Woven Culture" from Jan. 23 to April 17.
January 6, 2016 | General News
UGA to launch campus-wide Entrepreneurship Certificate program
The University of Georgia will offer a campus-wide certificate program for students who are interested in launching and growing businesses and nonprofit organizations.
January 4, 2016 | General News
UGA traffic safety team receives grant from Governor’s Office of Highway Safety
Researchers from the University of Georgia College of Public Health's Department of Health Promotion and Behavior received a grant from the Georgia Governor's Office of Highway Safety to evaluate over 100 educational and law enforcement focused programs funded by the office.